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There was perhaps.
placename:- Cook's Braw Boghouse
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD3795
10Km square:- SD39
References Martineau 1855

1Km square SD3795

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 30:-
... a trace of the rebellion of 1745 in the name of a lane, called "Scotch Gate" (way.) It was here that the fearful Highlanders were looked for, on their march to Derby; and here they might have had all their own way if they had come; for Sawrey had no idea of showing fight. All the inhabitants, carrying all their valuables, hied away, and took refuge together in a solitary building which was called Cook's braw bog-house. And braw it must have been, to hold all the Sawreyans. ...

placename:- Cook's Braw Boghouse
person:- : Scots
event:- rebellion : 1745 Rebellion
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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